Irish corral several USTFCCCA academic nods
Women add nine, men add six with incoming class
Five men, seven women selected for academic honor
Barber, Bamgbose wrap weekend as first-team All-Americans
Irish men wrap stay at NCAA Outdoor Championships
- 2015 Honorable Mention All-American (outdoor shot put)
- 2012, 2014 & 2015 NCAA East Preliminary Championships qualifier
- 2015 NCAA Outdoor Championships qualifier
- 2015 First Team All-ACC (indoor shot put)
- 2015 Second Team All-ACC (outdoor shot put)
- 2013 All-BIG EAST (outdoor shot put)
- 2015 All-ACC Academic Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field Team
- 2013 & 2015 USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team
- 2013 BIG EAST Academic All Star
AS A SENIOR: Turned in a stellar season to cap her Irish career … kicked things off by setting a new Notre Dame shot put record at the Blue and Gold Invitational (16.03m), taking first place in the event and second in weight throw (16.88m) ... snagged a fourth-place finish in shot put (14.87m) and finished sixth in the weight throw (16.51m) at the Simmons-Harvey Invitational ... earned the top spot in shot put (16.00m) and finished in fourth in the weight throw (17.23m) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... placed fourth in shot put at the Razorback Invitational (15.66m) ... finished third in shot put at the Meyo Invitational (15.01m) ... placed third in shot put at the Spire DI Invitational (14.76m) ... snagged a first-place finish in shot (15.39m) and fourth in the weight throw (17.03m) at the Alex Wilson Invitational ... competed in the ACC Indoor Championships where she placed third in shot put and was named to the All-ACC First Team (15.35m) ... also finished 15th in the weight throw (16.63) ... began the outdoor slate with a 10th-place finish in shot put at the Texas Relays (14.74m) ... placed third in shot put at the Stanford Invitational (15.40m) ... earned a third-place finish in shot put at the ACC/Big Ten Challenge (15.12m) ... snagged a first place finish in shot put at the Georgia Tech Invitational (15.15m) ... placed ninth in shot put at the Drake Relays (14.93m) ... traveled to the Jesse Owens Track Classic and snagged runner-up position during the shot put championships (15.40m) ... placed sixth in shot put at the ACC Outdoor Championships (15.39m) to earn an All-ACC Second Team honor … placed 12th in shot put during semifinals at the NCAA East Prelim Championships (15.83m) ... ended her season placing 21st and snagging an Honorable Mention All-American certificate at the NCAA Outdoor Championships (15.26m) … named to both the All-ACC Academic Indoor and Outdoor Track & Field teams … selected to the USTFCCCA All-Academic Track & Field Team … earned a monogram.AS A JUNIOR:Competed in 16 meets during the indoor/outdoor track & field season ... notched an eighth place finish in the shot put (15.52m) at the ACC Indoor Championships ... recorded an indoor season best mark in the shot put (17.40m) at the Blue and Gold Invitational ... competed exclusively in the shot put during the outdoor season ... placed 22nd in the preliminaries (15.15m) at the NCAA Outdoor Championships ... placed fourth at the ACC Outdoor Championships ... earned a monogram.
AS A SOPHOMORE: Competed in 13 meets during the indoor & outdoor season ... participated primarily in the shot put but also the discus and weight throw ... competed in the NCAA East Preliminaries and achieved a career best in the shot put (15.24m) ... placed third and earned all-BIG EAST accolades at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships with a throw of 15.21m ... brought home two top-10 finishes at the Polytan Invitational with ninth place in the discus (36.52m) and fourth in the shot (14.89m) ... started the outdoor season with back-to-back second place shot put finishes at the Victor Lopez Rice Bayou Classic (14.95m) and the Stanford Invitational (14.36m) ... capped off indoor season with a second place finish at the Alex Wilson Invitational in the shot put (14.65m) ... competed at the BIG EAST Indoor Championships in the shot put, finishing seventh (14.78m) ... placed second in the shot put (14.29m) at the Notre Dame Invitational ... finished second in the shot put at the GVSU Bob Eubanks Open (13.71m) ... started the indoor season at the Blue & Gold Invitational, placing fifth in the weight throw (16.08m) and first in the shot put (14.17m) ... named a BIG EAST Academic All-Star ... USTFCCCA All-Academic team selection (track & field) ... earned a monogram.
AS A FRESHMAN: Competed during both the indoor & outdoor seasons ... placed second in the shot put with a throw of 13.75m at the Blue & Gold Invitational ... toss of 13.21m earned fifth place at the Notre Dame Invitational ... indoor-best 13.80m attempt to claim seventh place at the BIG EAST Indoor Track & field Championships and score two points for the Irish ... career-best throw of 14.71m was the winning attempt in the shot put at the Stanford Invitational ... logged a 13.78m throw to earn second place at the GINA Relays ... finished first at the GVSU 2nd to Last Chance Meet with a throw of 14.45m ... took seventh at the BIG EAST Outdoor Championships in the shot put (14.60m) to score two points for Notre Dame ... qualified for the NCAA East Preliminary Round in the shot put ... was placed on the Dean's List for the spring 2012 semester ... earned a monogram.
HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL: Was a member of three sectional championship teams in track & field at Bishop Ready High School ... also earned three letters in soccer and one letter in basketball ... contributor to the Silver Knights undefeated track & field season in 2011 ... earned the 2011 state championship in the shot put as a senior ... three-time all-state recipient, and four-time All-Central Catholic League selection ... daughter of Erin and Tom Morris ... has one brother, Casey ... grandfather Joe Londergan, cousin Liam Gruzs (`05) and brother Casey (`14) also attended Notre Dame ... mother Erin played tennis at Old Dominion ... enrolled in the College of Arts & Letters and is majoring in sociology with a minor in peace studies.